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Photoshop Color Tutorial!

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Please hit the LEFT and RIGHT keys to scroll through the tutorial, and UP to return to the table of contents!

Hi! This is my first submission to Newgrounds through the Flash Portal :)

I'm sorry it's not an animation ;_; A lot of people online have asked me about the way I color my art, so I just wanted to be helpful :) It's geared toward Beginners with some more "advanced" techniques.

This covers a Cel-Shade Airbrush style that I use (Mostly for my art, and I would use it to color Comic Books too), Actions, Layers, Masks, Flats, Backgrounds and Shading.

Edit: Ohmigosh ;_; Thanks for all the wonderful reviews and votes and the two awards, guys ;_; I'm glad so many of you found this helpful!! :) :)

EDIT 2 (Thank you zuipit!): Here's a link to the lineart to follow along with, Just look for the download button if you're unfamiliar with DeviantArt, then hit "Save As" on your browser :) (For some reason whenever I try to make this into a link it's messing up :/ Just erase any spaces in between)

http://suzuran.deviantart .com/art/Roxas-vs-Sora-In ks-156998119

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Photoshop color tutorial flash. Graphics are basic, and really needs lots of animation. You should work on your phrasing because you tend to get tedious at times. Some people learn better by examples and practice than just reading.

Very nice

You have some very nice work here especially with the tutorial on how to do some simple stuff and you have some nice ideas that you put in here maybe even adding a few more tutorials to make this one even bigger then it alwaready was but you have a good game and congrats on winning some awards for it too that's always cool and nifty so anyways ad a few more tuts to this and maybe it will help someone someday

Some extra tutorials would be nice


eh...where i can download this tutorial ? it's was usefull to me...


This was definately a great tutorial, one of the most elaborate ones I've watched/played! Took me a while to realize I had to use the keyboard to navigate (would be good with clicking as an additional option) but apart from that it's all perfect. Great interface, seemless integration of screencaps, easily readable text, and info that's easy to take in as well. Great tips, great drawings on the side, great work! After it's all said and one, the lack of a visible navigation is probably for the best since there's really no clutter on the screen, and more room for information. Great work!


Credits & Info

4.62 / 5.00

Jun 19, 2009
8:55 PM EDT
  • Review Crew Pick June 23, 2009
  • Daily 4th Place June 19, 2009